Ask a Question forum: Rose roots

Views: 243, Replies: 3 » Jump to the end

Bookworm The WITWIT Badge Moon Gardener Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Native Plants and Wildflowers Roses
Vermiculture Frogs and Toads Birds Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge)
Apr 21, 2017 2:43 PM CST
Should own root/grafted roses be planted and cultivated the same way?
Simple on a Schedule
Name: June
Rosemont, Ont. (Zone 4a)
Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Beavers Region: Canadian Dragonflies Butterflies Cactus and Succulents
Birds Cat Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers Deer Garden Ideas: Level 1
Apr 22, 2017 3:49 PM CST
When planting a grafted rose, the graft should be below soil level. In Zone 5 the winter is cold enough to cause branches to die back, so plant with the graft at least 2 inches below the surface. That way, if the entire top of the bush dies, you will get shoots coming up from the true rose variety, not the root graft.
Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
Charter ATP Member Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Orchids Region: California Plant Identifier
Apr 22, 2017 5:37 PM CST
That applies to the colder states. In the southern states, it is opposite...just in case someone sees this post that lives in the south.
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Apr 22, 2017 6:04 PM CST
The answer to the original question is Yes.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost


« Homepage
« Back to the top
« Forums List
« Ask a Question forum
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.

Member Login:



[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by plantmanager and is called "Adenium Obesum"